Objective: Describe and analyze character behavior when faced with an ethical dilemma.
After viewing The Wolf of Wall Street with Leonardo DiCaprio; write an in-depth review. The review must cover the following seven areas.
Summary of the Plot
Provide enough information for those who have not read the book or seen the movie to understand the ethical dilemma faced by the character you are analyzing. Describe the environment of the character.
Describe and analyze the ethical dilemma faced by the character.
What are the major factual issues raised?
What are the major ethical issues raised?
Who are the major stakeholders?
What alternative courses of actions were considered or identified by the character?
Ethical Arguments Constructed
Determine which of the ethical principles/standards were employed by the character. (i.e., moral development; egoism; virtue; deontology; teleology; justice)
Evaluate the Arguments for each OptionDid the character weigh the ethical reasons and arguments for each option?
Did the character make any unwarranted factual assumptions?
Did the character leave any unresolved conceptual issues?
Character DecisionDescribe how the character resolved the dilemma.
Explain the reasoning for the character’s chosen resolution.
Did the character select the ethically best way to deal with the dilemma?
In your opinion, what decision should the character have made?
Would you recommend this movie or book to your classmates?